After nearly a month of protests, members of the Oaxaca State Coordinating Body of Education Students (CENEO) have radicalized their actions.
The march in commemoration of the Tlatlolco Massacre is brutally repressed while demanding an end to repression and abrogation of education reforms.
Schoolteachers demanding worker rights and free public education for everyone were violently removed from the Mexico City Zócalo on September 13 and are now regrouping.
Along with attacks from the police, the teachers have been under siege from all sides.
Interview with Marcus Arellanes of Section 22 of the teachers’ union in Oaxaca.
In Mexico, an elementary school teacher who also was a community organizer in the indigenous community of El Bosque in Chiapas, was framed in the killing of 8 cops, and faces 60 years in prison.
The Demarest Factor: US Military Mapping of indigenous communities in Oaxaca, Mexico (Documentary film 55 minutes)
This film is part of an ongoing investigation which has exposed US military mapping of communally owned indigenous land in the Southern Sierra in the state of Oaxaca, Mexico.
DOD funded mapping project “Bowman Expeditions / Mexico Indigena” to participate in The 2011 World Human Geography Conference
Among the invited speakers and plenary participants are Jerome Dobson, president of the American Geographical Society, Miguel Aguilar Robledo, geographer from the Universidad Autonoma de San Luis Potosi, Peter Herlihy, from the Department of Geography at Kansas University, and Lieutenant Colonel Geoff Demarest, of the U.S. Army Foreign Military Studies Office.
by Simón Sedillo I was asked to write a piece about people of color organizing to attend the 2009 SOA Watch vigil and about our plans for 2010. I believe everything happens for a reason. I am writing this from…
Central Penitentiary, State of Oaxaca, December 16, 2009 TO THE SOCIAL ORGANIZATIONS TO HUMAN RIGHTS DEFENSE GROUPS TO THE DEMOCRATIC TEACHERS OF SECTION 22, SNTE, OAXACA, OAX. TO THE LOCAL, NATIONAL, AND INTERNATIONAL NEWS MEDIA TO THE PEOPLE OF OAXACA,…